Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans continued to deny sex crime allegations today after being questioned by police over fresh claims.
The 55 -year-old was already facing allegations of rape and sexual assault, and when he answered police bail today he was re-arrested over a further three counts of indecent assault.
Speaking outside Preston police station this afternoon, the Tory MP said:
He was released on bail until September 10 pending further inquiries.
All of the allegations involve men in their 20s. Mr Evans was initially arrested in May over alleged rape and sexual assault said to have happened in Pendleton between July 2009 and March 2013.
The new indecent assault allegations are claimed to have occurred in Blackpool and London between 2003 and 2011.
A Lancashire police spokesman said:
Last month Mr Evans dismissed the original allegations against him as "completely false", and said they had been made by two people he had "regarded as friends".
The Commons Deputy Speaker has stepped aside from his duties in that role since his arrest, but has continued to work as an MP.
He was one of three deputy speakers elected in a secret ballot of MPs in 2010. Later that year he came out as gay, saying he was "tired of living a lie".